Motivated Information Processing in Group Judgment and Decision Making

  title={Motivated Information Processing in Group Judgment and Decision Making},
  author={C. D. De Dreu and Bernard A. Nijstad and Daan van Knippenberg},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Review},
  pages={22 - 49}
This article expands the view of groups as information processors into a motivated information processing in groups (MIP-G) model by emphasizing, first, the mixed-motive structure of many group tasks and, second, the idea that individuals engage in more or less deliberate information search and processing. The MIP-G model postulates that social motivation drives the kind of information group members attend to, encode, and retrieve and that epistemic motivation drives the degree to which new… 

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